There's more than one way to skin a cat and the same is true for generating sketch material(And every one of them is more fun than even the nicest way to skin a cat:-) Come try on all the different ways in a safe, supportive, FUUUUUN environment. Leave has not only put up a sketch show in two days but with the confidence and skills to do it again and again. Let's take the pressure fun(hint: it takes away the pressure:-)
Well explore: Creating sketches through -Improvisation(No thinking necessary!) -Premise -Character -The seedling of an idea -YOU (You know your life, your interests, your quirks. So eaaaasy) -Beat Sheets
Youll Learn: Different types and styles of sketches (And how to use them to help make the creation process easy and fun.) Content dictates form; have a stockpile of forms ready for your content. Youll gain Skills and Build Tools: -for when you're working in an ensemble -for when you're writing alone
And finally...Tips & Tricks for making it work on stage when you're not as *prepared* as you'd like to be (Hint: you never are:-)
This workshop will be: Accessible and Challenging All levels to welcome and encouraged.
About Andel Sudek
Andel Sudik is a veteran of the Chicago sketch and improv community. She wrote and performed in the Jeff Award award-winning Second City revue Were All in this Room Together as well as produced countless successful and well-received two-man shows as Arch&Andl(The Public House, Chicago Sketch Fest, OoB Festival, Austin, The Annoyance Theater, etc) She lived in Amsterdam for two years where she wrote and performed in Boom Chicagos Mainstage shows and was a staff writer for Comedy Central News Netherlands. She is an L.A. and Chicago based teacher, director, and actor. (Faculty member of the Second City Training Center programs; A-E, Conservatory, Advanced and teen and youth program. Notablet workshops: The Nest Columbus, OKC Improv, OLLIE Northwestern, CLIP U of C, Recul, Bucharest.)
Andels deep well of performance experience and success make her perspective unique as a director and teacher. Her hands-on, in-depth work within the disciplines of long-form improvisation, short-form, sketch, and theater make her a thoroughly well-rounded and open-minded conduit for art, creation, polish, and playfulness. She values time efficiency and recognizes that the most powerful thing we bring to the table is us. Whatever we are.
About the Bengaluru Improv Festival
The Bengaluru Improv Festival is Indias FIRST and the ONLY Improv festival. Our first edition in November 2018, marked India's entry on the global Improv map with much vigor. India has a thriving Improv potential. After our first successful edition, we aim to keep bringing BIF back with the intention to get all those who practice the art of Improv under one roof. The festival will see international Improv artists, who will collaborate with us to perform and teach their experienced knowledge about art.